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Art Resources from the Mid-20th Century: Digitized Highlights from the Collections of Hilla Rebay and Juliana Force - A Collaborative Project Between the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Whitney Museum of American Art

This collection contains digitized versions of key selections from the personal libraries of two women who helped shape the mid-century New York art world— Hilla Rebay at the Guggenheim (then the Museum of Non-Objective Painting) and Juliana Force at the Whitney. These items allow for a closer look at the movements, artists, and ideas that influenced the founding directors of two of New York City’s most prominent art museums, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Materials include American and European art historical texts, art exhibition catalogs, biographies of artists and collectors, philosophical and political treatises, and New York City guides and tourism pamphlets, and range in date from the late 1800s to the 1960s.

This collaboration was generously funded in part by a grant from the Metropolitan New York Library Council - METRO

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texts 765

PART OF
American Libraries

TOPIC
American art 134
American Art 69
Art 37
Painting 32
French Literature 27
American Painting 20
Painting, Abstract 20
Performance art New York (State) New York. 16
Art, Abstract 15
Painters 12
Rebay, Hilla, 1890-1967 12
Aesthetics 10
Art, Modern 20th century United States. 10
Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944 9
World history 9
Art, American Exhibitions. 7
Art, Modern 7
Painting, French 7
Xceron, Jean, 1890-1967 7
genealogy 7
Caricatures and cartoons 6
Meditation 6
Mind and body 6
Architecture 5
Caricatures and cartoons. 5
Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917 5
Fairy tales 5
Folklore, German 5
Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903 5
Impressionism (Art) 5
Klein, Medard, 1905-2002 5
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946 5
Painting, American Exhibitions. 5
American Wit and Humor 4
Art, American 4
Artists 4
Occultism 4
Painting, German 4
Painting, Modern 4
Portraits 4
Renoir, Auguste, 1841-1919 4
Scarlett, Rolph, 1889-1984 4
Albers, Josef 3
American Architecture 3
American wit and humor, Pictorial. 3
Bertoia, Harry 3
Drawing, American Exhibitions. 3
Expressionism (Art) 3
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967 Exhibitions. 3
Kerns, Maude I. 1876-1965 (Maude Irvine) 3
Klee, Paul, 1879-1940 3
Marc, Franz, 1880-1916 3
Mondrian, Piet, 1872-1944 3
Mysticism 3
Nebel, Otto, 1892-1973 3
Photography, Artistic Exhibitions. 3
Sculpture 3
Spiritualism 3
Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de, 1864-1901 3
Video art Exhibitions. 3
American Mural Painting 2
American Sculpture 2
Art Museums 2
Art criticism 2
Art, Modern 20th century Exhibitions. 2
Art, Modern 20th century Themes, motives Exhibitions. 2
Artists Dictionaries. 2
Bauer, Rudolf, 1889-1953 2
Breathing exercises 2
Christian art and symbolism 2
Color 2
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) 2
Cubism 2
Daumier, Honor�e, 1808-1879 2
Engraving, United States, History 2
Fine, Perle, 1908-1988 2
Futurism (Art) 2
Gleizes, Albert, 1881-1953 2
Guggenheim, Solomon R. (Solomon Robert), 1861-1949 2
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910 2
Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955 2
Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954 2
Mind and body therapies 2
Modigliani, Amedeo, 1884-1920 2
Museum of Non-Objective Painting 2
Museums 2
New York Pictoral Works 2
Ney, Lloyd Raymond, 1893-1964 or 5 2
Painting, American 2
Patecky, Albert, 1906- 2
Pissarro, Camille, 1830-1903 2
Religion 2
Rouault, Georges, 1871-1958 2
Rousseau, Henri, 1844-1910 2
Seurat, Georges, 1859-1891 2
Whitney Museum of American Art 2
Wit and humor, Pictorial. 2
Wolff, Robert Jay, 1905- 2
Women in motion pictures. 2
Abstract expressionism United States Exhibitions. 1
Advertising 1
Advertising layout and typography 1
Afro-American men in art Exhibitions. 1
Akakçe, Haluk Exhibitions. 1
Albert H. Wiggin Collection (Boston Public Library) 1
Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. 1
American Art Biography 1
American Literature 1
American Painters 1
American social life and customs. 1
American wit and humor 1
American wit and humor, Pictorial Exhibitions. 1
Animated films United States Exhibitions. 1
Apartment houses California Los Angeles Exhibitions. 1
Architects 1
Architecture, Modern 20th century New York (State) New York Exhibitions. 1
Art Catalogs 1
Art Criticism 1
Art and society. 1
Art appreciation 1
Art dealers 1
Art museums 1
Art museums New York (State) New York Buildings. 1
Art ‡z New York (State) New York. 1
Art, American Catalogs. 1
Art, American Chronology. 1
Art, American. 1
Art, European 1
Art, Italian 1
Art, Japanese 1
Art, Modern 20th century Connecticut Exhibitions. 1
Art, Modern--United States--Catalogs 1
Art, Renaissance 1
Artists Dictionaries 1
Artists United States. 1
Artists' illustrated books United States Exhibitions. 1
Artists' materials 1
Arts, American Exhibitions. 1
Association and associations 1
Astrology 1
Astronomy in art Exhibitions. 1
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 1
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo 1
Bachstitz, K. W. (Kurt Walter), b. 1882 1
Bannister, Edward Mitchell, 1828-1901 Exhibitions. 1
Beckmann, Hannes 1
Bestiaries Exhibitions. 1
Birchler, Alexander 1962- Exhibitions. 1
Birnbaum, Martin, 1878-1970 1
Blaue Vier (Group of artists) 1
Block printing 20th century United States Exhibitions. 1
Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907- 1
Borch, Gerard ter, 1617-1681 1
Boroson, Lee, 1964- Exhibitions. 1
Boxing in art Exhibitions. 1
Bradford, Mark, 1961- Exhibitions. 1
Brannon, Matthew, 1971- Exhibitions 1
Braque, Georges, 1882-1963 1
Brooklyn Museum 1
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 1
Buddhism 1
Burton, Scott, 1939-1989 Exhibitions. 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 Exhibitions. 1
Caricature 1
Caricature History 1
Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926 1
Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985 1
Character 1
Chinese literature 1
Church buildings 1
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 1
Collage United States Exhibitions. 1
Collage, American Exhibitions. 1
Composition (Art) 1
Cooper, Diana, 1964- Exhibitions. 1
Courbet, Gustave, 1819-1877 1
Cramer, Konrad, 1888-1963. 1
Crawford, Ralston, 1906-1978 Exhibitions. 1
Cumming, Robert, 1943- 1
Cuttoli, Paul, Madame 1
Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906 1
C�ezanne, Paul, 1839-1906 1
Davies, Arthur B., 1862-1928 Exhibitions 1
Davies, Arthur Bowen, 1862-1928. 1
Day, E.V. 1
De Chirico, Giorgio, 1888-1978 1
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997 Exhibitions. 1
DeBellevue, Lucky Exhibitions. 1
Diederich, Hunt, 1884-1953 Exhibitions. 1
Diseases 1
Domestic relations in art Exhibitions. 1
Donovan, Tara, 1969- Exhibitions. 1
Drawing 1
Drawing, German 1
Drawings 1
Dreier, Katherine Sophie, 1877-1952 1
Du Bois, Guy Pène, 1884-1958 Exhibitions. 1
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968 1
Duchamp-Villon, Raymond, 1876-1918 1
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Title
Date Published
Creator
the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
by Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944; Dearstyne, Howard, tr; Rebay, Hilla, 1890-1967, ed
11,010
6
0
Translation of Punkt und linie zu flache
Topics: Art, Composition (Art), Art, Abstract
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Leonardo, da Vinci
9,006
1
0
First published by Reynal & Hitchcock, 1939
Topic: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519
the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
by Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944; Rebay, Hilla, 1890-1967; Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
5,044
5
0
Translation of: Uber das Geistige in der Kunst
Topics: Aesthetics, Painting, Color
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Charteris, Evan
4,103
1
0
"Sargent's pictures in oils": p. 257-296
Topic: Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925
"This Dover edition, first published in 1950, is an unabridged and unaltered republication of the Hottinger translation of Kunstgeschichtliche Grundbegriffe originally published in 1932 by G. Bell and Sons, Ltd."
Topic: Art
Whitney Museum of American Art
by Rockport Art Association
3,056
0
0
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: American art
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Dingle, Edwin John
2,953
2
0
At head of title: The Institute of Mentalphysics, Los Angeles, California (First Church of Mystic Christianity)
Topics: Mind and body, Mind and body therapies, Meditation, Breathing exercises, Mysticism
"Exhibition 64/5"--Colophon
Topic: Gleizes, Albert, 1881-1953
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: American art
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: Artists Dictionaries.
Master Series Number 1. This is the only issue in this series
Topic: Leger, Fernand, 1881-1955
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Circolo artistico di Catania; Circolo artistico di Palermo; Biennale di Venezia (24th : 1949)
1,741
0
0
Cover title: Arte contemporanea, Biennale di Venezia, Circolo artistico di Catania, Circolo artistico di Palermo
Topic: Art, Italian
Topics: Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903, Painters
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: Artists Dictionaries
Whitney Museum of American Art
by Ferriss, Hugh
1,411
5
1
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and its first director, Juliana Force.
( 1 reviews )
Topic: American Architecture
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Hale, Philip Leslie
1,404
2
0
"The present volume, though based on the original work [Jan Vermeer of Delft] is essentially a new book."--A note by the publishers
Topic: Vermeer, Johannes, 1632-1675
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Yale University. Art Gallery.
1,380
0
0
"Catalogue compiled and planned by Katherine S. Dreier and Marcel Duchamp."
Topics: Art, Art, Modern
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Pissarro, Camille
1,355
1
0
Includes index
Topic: Pissarro, Camille, 1830-1903
Bibliography: p. 15-17
Topic: Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de, 1864-1901
Whitney Museum of American Art
by Goodrich, Lloyd
1,290
0
0
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
1,252
0
0
Attack on Newton's theory of colors
Topics: Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727, Color
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: Artists Dictionaries.
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Brion, Marcel
1,213
0
0
Includes index
Topics: Romanticism in art, Art, Painting
Source: folio
"Due to technical difficulties ... [the exhibitions] had to be postponed ... The New York exhibition will be open ... February 20. The Houston showing will open March 22."--Slip inserted
Topics: Villon, Jacques, 1875-1963, Duchamp-Villon, Raymond, 1876-1918, Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: Portraits
Includes index
Topics: Artists' materials, Painting
Issued in connection with the exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Apr. 30-June 27, 1982.
Topic: Video art Exhibitions.
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: American art
the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
by Rebay, Hilla
1,100
0
0
Published in three versions each with the same contents but slightly different covers
Topic: Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944
"The power of spiritual rhythm", by Hilla Rebay: p. 4-[10]
Topics: Guggenheim, Solomon R. (Solomon Robert), 1861-1949, Painting, Painting, Abstract
Cover title: Sonderbund, internat. Kunstausstellung, Coeln 1912
Topics: Art, Modern, Art, Modern
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: American art
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Breton, André, 1896-1966; Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968; Coordinating Council of French Relief Societies, Inc
1,012
2
0
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Coordinating Council of French Relief Societies, Inc., New York, Oct. 14-Nov. 7, 1942
Topic: Surrealism
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: American art
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Rousseau, Theodore
1,005
1
0
Bibliography: p. [74]
Topic: C�ezanne, Paul, 1839-1906
Topic: Rosicrucians
Bibliography: p. [27]
Topic: Mural painting and decoration, Egyptian
Illustrated lining-papers
Topic: Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Gudiol, Jose
957
1
0
At head of title: The Toledo Museum of Art, founded by Edward Drummond Libbey
Topic: Painters
Bibliography: p. 264-265
Topics: Architecture, Reinforced concrete construction
Whitney Museum of American Art
by Grand Central Art Galleries
911
0
0
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: American Painting
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: Guidebook
the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
by Guston, Philip; Arnason, H. H.
885
0
0
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Guggenheim Museum, May 2-July 1, 1962 and the Los Angeles County Museum, May 15-June 23, 1963
Topic: Guston, Philip, 1913-1980
"Assembled under the auspices of the Commission for the Protection of Cultural Properties."
Topic: Art, Japanese
Autobiographical
Topics: Birnbaum, Martin, 1878-1970, Art
Exhibition organized by Elisabeth Sussman and Barbara J. Bloemink.
Topic: Stettheimer, Florine, 1871-1944 Exhibitions.
Includes indexes
Topics: Graphic arts, Printing, Advertising
Came in white paper—was wrapped individually
Topic: Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903
Topics: Mind and body, Mind and body therapies, Meditation, Breathing exercises, Mysticism
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish
807
0
0
Topics: Art, Art
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Sullivan, Louis H.
801
0
0
Reprint of the 1924 ed. published in New York by the American Institute of Architects
Topics: Sullivan, Louis H., 1856-1924, Architects
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Schneider, Bruno F.
797
1
0
Includes index
Topics: Renoir, Auguste, 1841-1919, Painting, French, Painting, French, Impressionism (Art)
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Klee, Paul, 1879-1940
792
1
0
Cover title
Topic: Klee, Paul, 1879-1940
Whitney Museum of American Art
by Weitenkampf, Frank
788
0
0
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: Engraving, United States, History
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Baker, C. H. Collins
787
0
0
Many plates are printed on both sides
Topics: Painting, Painting
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Devamata, Sister
782
0
0
Topic: Ramakrishna, 1836-1886
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: American art
Cover title
Topics: Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965, World War, 1939-1945
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917; Mongan, Agnes; Pennsylvania Museum of Art
774
0
0
Introduction by Agnes Mongan
Topic: Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917
Topic: Architecture
Whitney Museum of American Art
by Vollard, Ambroise
765
0
0
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: Painting
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by National Gallery of Art (U.S.); Cairns, Huntington, 1904-1985; Walker, John, 1906-1995
764
0
0
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: National Gallery of Art (U.S.), Painting, Painting
Source: folio
Library's copy inscribed to Hilla Rebay
Topic: Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Rewald, John
751
1
0
Includes 42 numbered plates
Topics: Pissarro, Camille, 1830-1903, Impressionism (Art)
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Brandler-Pracht, Karl
744
0
0
Title from cover of Bd. 1
Topic: Astrology
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Rewald, John
741
1
0
"First edition."
Topic: Seurat, Georges, 1859-1891
Topics: Expressionism (Art), Futurism (Art), Cubism
Exhibition shown at the Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Oct. 3-Nov. 1, 1936, and elsewhere
Topics: Painting, German, Drawing, German, Art
Cover-title: Wassily Kandinsky memorial
Topic: Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; and its first director, Juliana
Topic: American art
Erratum slip mounted on p. 64
Topics: Impressionism (Art), Painting, French, Painters
Source: folio
The Founding Collection represents the cornerstone of the Whitney Museum's Art Reference Library. It originated with the personal collections of research material owned by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; and its first director, Juliana Force.
Topic: American art
Cover title: A guide to New York architecture, 1650-1952
Topic: Architecture
Guggenheim Library Collection Page
by Raynal, Maurice
667
1
0
Contains references
Topics: Painters, Painting
Illustrated lining-papers